- South African designers have seized the opportunity to manufacture cloth masks
- This comes after the government made it mandatory to wear masks in public
- Many designers have created high-end luxury masks for daily use
After Cyril Ramaphosa announced that face masks are mandatory in public areas, many fashion designers saw it as an opportunity to make some coin. The fashion industry has been producing beautifully designed masks and a few big names are in the mix.
Although the prettier they are, the better, there are strict guidelines for manufacturers of face masks. They still need to serve their purpose of minimising the chances of contracting the coronavirus.
A few local designers have already put out some funky new designs on social media. One the more original designs is a denim mask by well-known designer Tshepo 'Jeanmaker' Mohlala. His beautiful creation is currently retailing at R150 for two.
Inga Gubeka's leather bags have become extremely popular in Mzansi. The designer is now making custom masks at R199 for two, including delivery.
Mzukisi Mbane's 'Imprint' has also joined in mask manufacturing. The talented designer has created outfits for local celebrities and international acts like Jidenna.
Black Coffee has also proven to be a man of multiple talents. The DJ is manufacturing cloth masks that cost up to R190 each.
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